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Appendix IV.

967

exhaust taking place at B ; and an enlarged diagram at F shews
the form of the blades in both wheel and fixed cylinder. (See p.
1168.)

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P. 898. Balancing of Locomotives.  Prof. Kernot, of
Melbourne University, writes that he has got excellent results in
the case of nearly one hundred locomotives, by first balancing the
revolving parts perfectly, and next balancing f- of the reciprocating
weights, dividing the latter equally among all the coupled wheels ', so
as to distribute the * hammer blow * on the rail and make it harm-
less. The engines treated were mostly six-coupled inside cylinders
of English type. (Seep. 1201.)